Basic American Foods
- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at Basic American Foods full-time (more than 10 years)Pros
Strong executive team. Investing in innovation and CEO communicates strategy updates to employees. Recognizes the importance of hiring great talent and has a good mix of promotion from within and external hires. Ownership is committed to the business. Great growth opportunities for the business!Cons
Maximum of four weeks of vacation.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Continue to communicate updates on the strategy and never lose sight of the impact great people provide to the business.RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6 weeks – interviewed at Basic American Foods in May 2014.Interview Details
I had a phone interview with an HR manager, then went on to a face to face interview with the Regional manager. After that I was asked back to a third interview day which consisted of 3 interviews and 2 sales role plays. the first role play was designed to show raw selling strength and the the second was to see how feedback was used from the first.Interview Questions
Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
- A lot of the questions were situational based questions where you had to have a specific time that something happened, what actions were taken and what result came of it. Answer Question
Family owned and operated since our founding in 1933, Basic American Foods has the best selling line of shelf-stable potatoes and beans today by combining consumer preferred taste with exceptional convenience. Our ongoing innovation (40+ patents) focuses on continuously meeting customer needs.
Our convenient potato and bean products are made from 100% USA grown potatoes...
Mission: Growth with Integrity - To be the most trusted provider of quality food solutions that achieve growth for our customers, our employees and our company.